NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage distribution and supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS, Software RAID (0,1,5), disk encryption, S.M.A.R.T / email reports etc. with following protocols: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI, UPnP, Bittorent (initiator and target), Bridge, CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol)
and HAST (Highly Available Storage).
All this can easy be setup by it's highly configurable WEB interface.
NAS4Free can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, Hard disk or booted of from a LiveCD with a usb stick.
NAS4Free is a good project... I'm not a professional of server and protocols... And I really need help to make N4F functional. I sugest to give onLine help in the right of page in the WebGUI. But I know, it's a hard work ! I have some problems : ITunes/DAAP do not work with iTunes... I found and use FirePlayer (try on OSx only at this moment) and It run very well ! Others problems in owners, groups and rights. Format ZSF or UFS ? I found help in French somewhere, this save me...